Three Dead After Car Explosion

Posted at 8:34 AM, Oct 01, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-01 10:34:34-04

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    Allentown, PA (WNEP) — Officials say three men are dead after a car exploded in Allentown Saturday night.

The Lehigh County district attorney said the suspect was likely among those killed in the blast, according to ABC News.

Investigators have not said what caused the car to explode around 9:30 p.m. in the area of at North Hall and West Turner streets.

The explosion shook windows of nearby houses, WPVI reported.

Authorities said the explosion was an isolated incident, and there is no threat to the public.

Investigators have not said if the people killed were all inside the car at the time.

Autopsies are scheduled for Monday.

State and local police, the FBI, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) were among the agencies investigating.

Authorities are looking for witnesses. The FBI asked anyone with information to call investigators at 215-418-4000.

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